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GreenSight Showing Off TurfCloud at New England Regional Turf Foundation Annual Conference 2019

GreenSight Showing Off TurfCloud at New England Regional Turf Foundation Annual Conference 2019

The TurfCloud team had the pleasure of attending the 22nd Annual NERTF Conference and Show held in Providence Rhode Island on March 5-7. This was the second year that TurfCloud had a huge presence on the trade shade floor in booth number 939. A 400 square foot space that was filled with friends, customers and a whole bunch of intrigued local Superintendents. The trade show has been around for 22 years which started in Boston but has been held in Providence for the last 20 years. Providence’s location in the New England area and home town feel it has become
A Perfect Marriage: Superintendent Blends Turf and Tech

A Perfect Marriage: Superintendent Blends Turf and Tech

Most of us are familiar with Thomas Edison’s definition of genius is 1 percent inspiration and 99 percent perspiration. Here’s another one you’ve probably heard a million times: Necessity is the mother of invention. Jason VanBuskirk, who founded one of the golf industry’s rare tech startups (and whose company was recently acquired by another), bridles at the genius label. “I’ve always thought of myself as the resident geek,” he says. But if we meld the two aphorisms above and salt that mixture with a serious case of viral encephalitis, we’ve outlined the factors that led one superintendent — whose work-life balance
GreenSight Granted FAA Waiver For Beyond Visual Line Of Sight (BVLOS) Drone Operations

GreenSight Granted FAA Waiver For Beyond Visual Line Of Sight (BVLOS) Drone Operations

BOSTON, MA, January 19th, 2017 – GreenSight Agronomics, a drone services, and agricultural intelligence provider, has secured a waiver from the Federal Aviation Administration to operate its drone system beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS). BVLOS operations allow GreenSight to control its drone systems stationed anywhere in the world remotely from its Boston command center. While this waiver still requires a local visual observer, it is an important first step toward unattended operations.
Greensight Featured in Pro Shop Magazine

Greensight Featured in Pro Shop Magazine

Greenskeeping 25 years ago was an art. Now it’s fine art and a science. It required just as much work 25 years ago as it does now, despite the extensive use of power equipment and technology today. Although things have changed in the supervision of greenskeeping, there are more headaches. Turf specialists have had to be discovered and developed; super-fine grasses have to be produced to satisfy the demand of golfers who always want something better.
GreenSight and Victoria Golf Club in Golf Course Management Magazine

GreenSight and Victoria Golf Club in Golf Course Management Magazine

Six months later, Robertson and Victoria GC joined five other facilities to become a main pilot site for GreenSight’s first-generation drone system. Two months after he began “flying,” Robertson saw the potential to not only relieve his staff of daily soil probing, but also to provide a daily bird’s-eye view of the entire golf course. The drone’s near-infrared and red-edge cameras, which spotlight chlorophyll, highlight all the places on the course where turf health has been compromised.
Greensight Named Winner of Startup Arlington Competition

Greensight Named Winner of Startup Arlington Competition

Boston-based GreenSight Agronomics is the winner of this year’s Startup Arlington competition, selected from 129 applicants hailing from 18 different states and six sites abroad. “GreenSight is exactly the type of technology company that can truly succeed here in Arlington,” said Christina Winn, Arlington Economic Development’s director of business investment. “GreenSight’s ability to easily connect with Federal agencies and other top research institutions, many of which are already working with the company, will really position the company to be able to grow and succeed quickly. It’s the ideal company to be selected as the Startup Arlington winner.”
GreenSight Launching Their Second Generation Turfgrass Drone Service

GreenSight Launching Their Second Generation Turfgrass Drone Service

GreenSight’s drone systems, shipping in January, are offered as a annual lease and include the drone hardware, free hardware upgrades, support, and access to automated data processing and alerts to changing turfgrass conditions. The system was developed in conjunction with some of the most respected golf course superintendents in North America and refined in collaboration with agrochemical companies over their test plots in the U.S. and Europe. This second generation of the GreenSight drone includes a proprietary thermal camera enabling the company’s software to determine the transpiration rate of 9-holes of turfgrass each flight. The drone flies completely autonomously; the